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Analysis of Human Trafficking in Florida: Personnel, Procedures and Referrals

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Abstract:
Slavery and trafficking in persons, either for sexual exploitation or for labor, has taken place in different forms throughout history. Most recently, Florida has been identified as a hub for such activity, citing one of the highest incidences of human trafficking in the country. My research shows that through investigation of the number of referrals compared to the limited number of prosecutions exhibits that human trafficking is a growing problem but offenders are rarely charged. More specifically, this research examines the number of referrals and how few of them are indicted under the category of human trafficking.
Title: Analysis of Human Trafficking in Florida: Personnel, Procedures and Referrals.
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Name(s): Macbeth, Katie Erin-Rose
Type of Resource: text
Issuance: single unit
Date Created: 2014
Physical Form: Dissertation
Extent: 37 pgs
Language(s): English
Abstract: Slavery and trafficking in persons, either for sexual exploitation or for labor, has taken place in different forms throughout history. Most recently, Florida has been identified as a hub for such activity, citing one of the highest incidences of human trafficking in the country. My research shows that through investigation of the number of referrals compared to the limited number of prosecutions exhibits that human trafficking is a growing problem but offenders are rarely charged. More specifically, this research examines the number of referrals and how few of them are indicted under the category of human trafficking.
Identifier: Macbeth_fgcu_1743_10091 (IID)
Note(s): Degree Awarded: Master of Science
Subject(s): Florida
human trafficking
referrals
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Owner Institution: FGCU